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      Shevat 4, 5769, 1/29/2009

      A Corpse is a Corpse: There IS a Military Solution

      by Tamar Yonah

      The East wants to kill us, and the West wants us to commit suicide.

      Well, Obama is now President of the United States, Mitchell is sent here to 'fix' the Middle East, and no doubt, another peace plan will be brought before the Israeli public to give up even more land, and it will once again be touted as THE answer to FINALLY bring peace to the region.  Yawn.  Below is an article I wrote back in 2007- with some added changes.  I think it is very apt for what we are about to see bombarding us again in the news and on our television screens in the near future.  Stay tuned.

      After reading below, I think you will see how little anything has changed.  The East wants to kill us, and the West wants us to commit suicide.  Either way, they want us dead. 
      A corpse is a corpse. Oslo is dead. The formula of 'land for peace' is dead.

      I used to be a news editor and broadcaster. I know a lot of the tricks the media uses to emphasize what they want to and still claim to be honest when reporting the news. The way in which one writes the news can be very subjective, while not seeming so to the public. A listener has to be very savvy to recognize the ways in which a news piece can be used in order to sway their thinking.

      Anti-Israel media corporations will broadcast their news with lines such as: "Israeli occupation soldiers shot at a Gazan hospital killing two Palestinians...." Let's examine this one line.

      First, the term "occupation soldiers" is subjective and makes the listener already assume that Israel is deserving of any violence that happens, because they shouldn't be there. Second, the news broadcast omitted important and vital facts of the story, such as why the Israeli soldiers were shooting at the Gazan hospital. Perhaps they were forced to do so because the terrorists were shooting from there in the first place? Ah, yes, but those facts are not in the interest of the broadcaster's or station's political agenda.

      Then there is the news story saying that Israeli soldiers killed two Arabs "near" a Jewish community. What they omit saying is that the two Arabs were trying to sneak into the Jewish community on a terror murder spree, and that weapons and ammunition were found on their bodies.

      When reading the news, a broadcaster's emphasis here or a pause there can change the facts in a listener's head.

      When I worked in broadcast news, it almost gave me ulcers, especially the day after a terror attack. One would think that the day that an attack happens is the worst, as the body counts get higher and higher throughout the day. But even when the number of dead go higher and higher, it's not as emotionally caustic -as the next day.  It is the following day when those 'numbers' become people. They had names and lives.  They had husbands, wives, children, and parents. That's when the immensity and pain really sears into one's heart (if a journalist still has one).  The 'following' day is when we see the funerals.  To hear the relatives screaming, hear the children crying for their mommy that they will never have to kiss and hold them again. To hear the story of their lives at jobs, at home, to hear how they helped others and how they will be missed. And that does not include the injured who will never be the same again. Yes, those were the hardest days.  The world's promises of peace turned into a nightmare.

      The Israeli elections are coming up now, along with the new U.S. Administration who again is promising to interfere in Israel's affairs. Another peace plan will be issued that will bleed Israel even more.  It brings an evil deja vu of those days, where the media will be used to build a golden dream made of wishful thinking, folly and falsehoods and passed off as a great event.

      Remember the Olmert-Abbas 2007 peace plan, with the planned signing of yet another "peace" agreement between the PLO and Israel? It was built up to be the new Messiah. They claimed we will have a new opportunity for peace, because Yasser Arafat is dead and now we have his successor, Mahmoud Abbas. But really, nothing has changed. Abbas is the man who earned his PhD by writing a dissertation denying the Holocaust. He has a long history of terror involvement, one aspect of which was finding the funds and helping to plan the mass murder of 11 of our young Israeli athletes in the 1972 Olympics in Munich Germany. Since Arafat's death it has really only been a change from Terrorist A to Terrorist B.

      The PLO has never changed its charter calling for the destruction of Israel and it still has the whole State of Israel on their "map of Palestine." They still teach hatred of Jews and perpetrate acts of terror against us. The promises they make in English are quickly explained away in Arabic to their populations. Their signatures on documents, handshakes and smiles, photo shoots and all the other pomp are just cosmetics. It's like taking a corpse, applying some beige make up base on his face, rouge on his cheeks, red lipstick on his cold lips and then proclaiming, "Look how healthy he looks!"

      This "peace plan" and the next, and the next, and the next is just another dead Oslo. The media, however, will again work in tandem with the International community making the next Mitchell peace-plan into the news event of the year. Obama will ride in on a donkey and peace will reign in the world.  But pushing the same dead 'land for peace' formula on Israel is a futile quest for peace.  There's no military solution they tell us?  Oh, really?  Well, the Hamas seems to think there is.  The Hezbollah seems to think there is. Even America thinks there is!  Look at their war in Afghanistan and Iraq.  In fact, every war in this world was solved by a military solution.  It is only when the Jews can finally win militarily, that all of a sudden, there is no military solution. 

      For anyone who wants to know what will bring peace to this region and the world, see the article I wrote called, "The Isaiah Plan". 

      I will stick my neck out and make a prediction here. I believe that the next attempt by the world to implement their peace plan here will be with foreign troops.  Already there is talk again to divide and internationalize our capital, Jerusalem. Of course this will be done cosmetically and touted as the best thing since chocolate and peanut butter.  They'll disguise this invasion as something positive -and can't you just hear Obama saying something like: "Ah, we are bringing in peace keeping troops to ah, ensure that all peoples can feel safe."

      They may begin with bringing troops to the south of the country. And Obama would continue, "In the name of peace and security, we want to ah,  make sure that there is no smuggling of weapons from Egypt into Gaza, -for Israel's security.  We ah, also believe that this moving in of  International peace-keeping troops will also give the Arabs in Gaza a feeling of security from Israeli attacks on the Hamas. We ah, believe that this move ah, will benefit all parties and bring peace and security ah, to all."

      Well, we've seen how well peace keeping troops have worked in southern Lebanon.  Hezbollah is now even stronger than it was before the 2nd Lebanon War, all under the noses of these U.N. peace keeping troops that were brought in to ensure peace.

      People should be asking, how can it be that our leaders of today would voluntarily give up our sovereignty after all we have experienced? Wasn't one of the reasons for making the modern State of Israel to never have to rely on others for our safety and protection? How can we willfully let the world bring in troops to guarantee our security? Where is our pride as a nation, our independence we fought so hard for? Has it all gone and died? Will the corpse of Oslo come back to destroy us? Oh, no, we will dress up the corpse and paint a friendly smile on it and slap it with another name and bring it back to life.

         The Oslo Corpse (photo not real)   

      The media will broadcast the news of this latest "peace initiative" as our savior and only hope to live, while the Oslo Corpse stalks the streets of our cities and skies killing our people and sucking the life-blood of the nation.

      A corpse is still a corpse. Oslo is dead.  Let's keep it that way, and remember:  The East wants to kill us, and the West wants us to commit suicide.  There IS a military solution to evil as we know from WWII, by crushing the enemy, transferring their populations back home, and then re-educating.  "The Isaiah Plan" is a good basis to work from.  It teaches us to mete out justice to evil doers, punishing them, not rewarding them for their terror.  Our great prophet, Isaiah told us this in 32:17: "The product of righteousness shall bring peace; and the effect of righteousness, quiet and security forever."